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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia Azul, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia Azul...

Praia Azul is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia Azul changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (56.9°F) in February up to 19°C (66.3°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Praia Azul is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Praia Azul?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Praia Azul is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Praia Azul. The nearest one is Santa Cruz, which is just 2.3km (1.5miles) away from Praia Azul. Click here for more information on Santa Cruz and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Praia Azul is Sao Lourenco, which is roughly 6.9km (4.3miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches near to Praia Azul. The nearest one is Praia do Guincho, which is 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Praia Azul. Another beach near Praia Azul is Praia da Amoreira, which is ca 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Praia Azul?

The sea temperature at Praia Azul is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Praia Azul. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to roughly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Praia Azul?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Praia Azul: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Praia Azul...

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